Southampton baby death: Teenager charged with murder
A teenager has been charged with murder following the death of a six-week-old baby in Southampton.
Police were called to a home in Defender Road, Peartree, shortly after 05:00 GMT on Sunday after reports of a baby boy needing medical attention.
The child was taken to Southampton General Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later, Hampshire Constabulary said.
A 16-year-old boy is due to appear at Southampton Magistrates’ Court later.
An 18-year-old woman who was also arrested has been released from police custody while inquiries continue.